monoecious etymology

English word monoecious comes from English mono- (One.), English -oecious

Detailed word origin of monoecious

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mono- English (eng) One.
-oecious English (eng) (biology) Forms adjectives describing the host of an organism.. Forms adjectives describing the arrangement of sexual organs.
monoecious English (eng) (biology) Hermaphroditic.. (botany) That has male and female reproductive organs on the same individual plant (rather than on separate individuals), either in different flowers or in the same or different flowers.

Words with the same origin as monoecious

Descendants of mono-
mono monoalkene monoandry monochromatic monoculture monodactyl monofilament monofunctional monogamous monogonal monogram monoid monomethylamine monomicrobial monoparametric monophenol monophobia monoplegia monoprint monorubidium monoterminal monothecal monotheism monotungstate monoxide
Descendants of -oecious
autoecious dioecious heteroecious metoecious paroecious synoecious trioecious